As a preferred choice provider to many of Ireland’s leading businesses, we have learned that the key to our success is putting their success first. Our focus is on building lasting partnerships that offer the company positive business outcomes and the individual a rewarding learning experience.

Our commitment to quality is enhanced by the enthusiasm of our team and our recognition of the standards you set. Combining Innovation with flexibility, the Optimum Way leads you to meet your challenges and achieve your potential.

Our people are our greatest resource, industry practiced across a breadth of sectors. Our specialists are results oriented, achieved through innovation, responsiveness and flexibility in approaching every project.

Our certified trainers bring extensive expertise in a broad range of business disciplines and industries. As a Benchmarking company
excellaward for Excellence Through people, our investment in our team ensures excellence in delivery every time. We work closely with all clients to provide Best Practice Professional Development and support progression.

Meet the Management Team

Mary Harrison,B.A. (Mgnt), M.B.S. in International Marketing (Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business), Diploma in Business and Executive Coaching, MMII.

Chief Executive

As founder and Chief Executive, Mary has successfully established Optimum Limited as one of Ireland’s leading Consulting and Training practices. She leads all assignments with innovation and creativity ensuring that all delivery is measurable and brings exceptional benefits to Optimum’s clients. Her training and development experience spans a thirty year period and her areas of specialism include Strategic Management, Business Development, Executive Mentoring, Marketing Management and SME Development.

Mary is both skilled and experienced in the areas of mentoring support, business coaching and business networking and has used these skills to assist an established client base to grow and strategically develop their careers and businesses.

She possesses a unique ability to gain a focussed insight into client’s issues and to develop specific targeted responses for success. She focusses on measuring results, challenging assumptions, broadening thinking and the reflection on personal responses to work issues and challenges. She possesses brilliant drive and business sense.

Ronnie Harrison,B.Comm. A.C.M.A., A.I.I.S. MMII Dip RSA.

Director/Company Secretary

As Director and Company Secretary of Optimum Limited, Ronnie is currently responsible for Business Development, Financial Planning and Strategic Management of the company. His interactive style encourages full participation and facilitates the achievement of individual participant goals. He has delivered company specific programmes in Business Growth Strategies, Business Planning, Management Development, Marketing and Sales, Communications, Negotiation and Influencing, Financial Management and the development of commercial acumen particularly from a financial management perspective.

He has vast experience and an excellent reputation in business support and consultancy and his business knowledge, subject matter expertise and high impact style of training has contributed to extremely positive feedback and contributed to very successful programmes.

‘Best session ever, learned so much’, the quality and delivery of the training was 10/10’ ‘Crucial to my current needs, the facilitator was excellent’, ‘Brilliant, really informative, excellent quality and very inspiring’. standard’.

His level of insightfulness and perceptiveness is well developed over the years from his academic, professional training, industry experience and creative problem solving techniques in business environments. His business consultancy qualities and analytical ability has been highlighted by Optimum’s key clients as being particularly significant in the success of their businesses. He has been invited to speak at leading Accountancy Body Events as a keynote speaker on business performance indicators.

Before joining Optimum, Ronnie held a number of significant senior management positions in several multi-nationals, including 3M Ireland, Philips and Fuji Ireland limited.